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Rishi Kumar
Works at Baylor College of Medicine
Attended Baylor College of Medicine
Lives in Houston, TX
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I’ve become accustomed to titrating many short acting medications to manage hemodynamics in the ICU and operating room arenas. I like to factor in a patient’s comorbidities and “test” their response to small doses of vasoactive medications, so I have an idea what to do if more severe circumstances arise. This also lets me hand …
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In high school, I distinctly remember viewing the field of anesthesiology as one for the weaklings. Something that’s easy. Something which requires knowing a few drugs, a little procedural finesse, and having the luxury of doing nothing 95% of the time while surgeons diligently work to save someone’s life as the real doctors. In undergrad, my …
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The stethoscope is undoubtedly one of medicine’s most recognizable symbols. I’ve had the same Littmann Cardiology III stethoscope since the beginning of medical school, but only today did I really reflect on how far we’ve come as a pair in this journey of medical training. As a timid first year medical student, this stethoscope was my …
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I'm done with just over a week of this rotation, and my goodness, things are finally starting to com
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What an absolutely incredible month! With weekends off, a week of vacation, Christmas Eve/Day off, a
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I'm a little over halfway done with my regional anesthesia rotation and have accrued more neuraxial
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High resolution computed tomography (HRCT) scans provide an extraordinary amount of information to practitioners. In fact, many findings on HRCT have terms which are incorrectly used for ordinary CT scans (honeycombing, tree-in-bud appearance, ground glass opacities, etc.) I start reviewing a HRCT by looking at functional units of the respiratory zone – the secondary pulmonary …
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Backing up your files, movies, photos, documents, and other digital content has never been easier, but so many remain oblivious to the importance of doing this! I’ve had colleagues lose important notes or presentations due to hardware failure and accidental deletions; with no backup, they were left with no easy solution. So how do I manage the …
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Ask young physicians why patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) tend to retain C
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I'll be spending the next two months at Texas Heart Institute, a nationally-recognized institution p
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Last year was about the Nexus 6 and iPads for my brother and mom. This holiday season, the new star
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Android is continuing to see booming success in the mobile industry! With the recent release of Andr
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Tech-savvy anesthesiology resident
Introduction
I'm a laid-back anesthesiology resident interested in technology, investing, and basketball.
Education
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Medicine, 2009 - 2013
  • Houston Baptist University
    Biochemistry Molecular Biology & Chemistry, 2005 - 2008
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RKmd
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Resident Physician in Anesthesiology
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web development, investing, gaming, basketball
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  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Anesthesiology Resident, 2013 - present
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Houston, TX
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Richmond, TX - Katy, TX
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